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Caviahue Lake.
The Agrio or Caviahue is a glacial lake, located in the department Ñorquín the province of Neuquen, Argentina. It has an area of ​​approximately 1,000 hectares and occupies a depression, surrounded by forests and steppes pehuenes. Its horseshoe shape contrasts with the elongated shapes of most of the lakes in southern Argentina; It is located north of almost all of them, and the vegetation is not, as many of them wooded. Its shores are soft, although it is surrounded by hills of low altitude. In its vicinity is the Copahue volcano and Cerro Caviahue, popular resort in Neuquen; from the town of Caviahue, the lake receives numerous visits from tourists. It is protected by the Provincial Park Copahue-Caviahue, and belongs to the tourist circuit of north central province. Access to it is by very good roads from the cities of Loncopué and Chos Malal. Its main tributary is the River Agrio; shortly before emptying into the lake, the river has a number of waterfalls of volcanic origin. These provide an orange color to the river, which is transmitted in part to the lake; the waters of this present the typical turbidity of rivers and lakes in volcanic areas. Its drain is also the Agrio River, the main tributary of the river Neuquén. Depression where the lake and town of Caviahue is a volcanic caldera is called boiler Cavidahue.
Copyright: Walter Scavuzzo
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 10572x5286
Taken: 01/09/2015
Uploaded: 01/09/2015


Tags: lake; caviahue; neuquen; argentina; sur; patagonia
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